Man charged with raping 10-year-old girl in Tennessee

Francisco Rodriguez, 30, is charged with rape of a child. The alleged attack happened Saturday, police say.
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Francisco Rodriguez, 30, is charged with rape of a child. The alleged attack happened Saturday, police say.

Credit: Shelby County Sheriff's Office

Credit: Shelby County Sheriff's Office

A man is behind bars after police said he raped a 10-year-old girl in Memphis, Tennessee.

Francisco Rodriguez, 30, is charged with rape of a child. The alleged attack happened Saturday, police say.

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The arrest affidavit said the victim's mother said she saw the man leave a room where he had been alone with the victim. When she went in to see her daughter, the girl was crying. The girl then said Rodriguez had raped her, police said.

Rodriguez is due in court Monday.

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